Translational Neuroscience Joint Seminar Series



The Poitras Center & Stanley Center Translational Neuroscience Joint Seminar Series is co-hosted by the McGovern Institute and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. The talks feature researchers from universities and pharmaceutical companies who study the molecular basis of psychiatric disorders.

The monthly seminar series is open to the public. All talks take place in the Singleton Auditorium (MIT Bldg 46-3002) on Tuesdays at 4pm.

Spring 2018

January 16, 2018 (Special location Broad Institute Auditorium 415 Main Street)
Gord Fishell, Broad Institute

February 13, 2018
Rita Valentino, NIDA

March 20, 2018
Marina Picciotto, Yale

April 24, 2018
Susanne Ahmari, University of Pittsburgh

May 29, 2018
Mike Ehlers, Biogen

Fall 2017

September 21, 2017
Ben Deverman, Caltech

October 24, 2017
Karen Parker, Stanford

November 28, 2017
Gord Fishell, Broad Institute
postponed to January 16, 2018

December 12, 2017
Adam Gazzaley, University of California, San Francisco

Spring 2017

January 31, 2017
Joseph Buxbaum, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
lecture

March 28, 2017
Amit Etkin, Stanford School of Medicine
lecture

April 11, 2017
Carrie Bearden, University of California, Los Angeles

April 28, 2017
Angela Roberts, University of Cambridge
lecture

May 23, 2017
Suzanne Haber, University of Rochester
lecture

June 13, 2017
Patricia Janak, Johns Hopkins

Fall 2016

October 11, 2016
John Gabrieli, McGovern Institute at MIT
lecture

November 22, 2016
Suzanne Haber, University of Rochester
postponed to May 23, 2016

December 13, 2016
Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Harvard Medical School
lecture

Spring 2016

January 9, 2016
Deanna Barch, Washington University in St. Louis
lecture

March 15, 2016
Thomas Insel, Alphabet

April 19, 2016
Lee Rubin, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

May 24, 2016
Stewart Anderson, University of Pennsylvania

June 14, 2016
Kerry Ressler, James and Patricia Poitras Chair in Psychiatry at McLean Hospital

Fall 2015

October 13, 2015
Steven Hyman, Stanley Center, Harvard SCRB
poster  | lecture

December 1, 2015
Amy Arnsten, Yale University
poster | lecture

November 24, 2015
Christopher A. Walsh, Harvard Medical School

Spring 2015

February 24, 2015
Tyrone Cannon, Yale University
poster

March 17, 2015
Raquel Gur, University of Pennsylvania
poster

April 28, 2015
Stephan Heckers, Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
poster | lecture

June 2, 2015
Ricardo Dolmetsch, Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research
poster